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Eurema daira palmira (Poey, [1852])
(Barred Yellow)

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Greater & Lesser Antilles, irregularly S FL (as vagrant?)

Synonymy

(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Eurema Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (7): 96. Type-species: Papilio delia Cramer, 1780, Uitl. Kapellen 3(23): 144, pl. 273, fig. A; 3(24): 174 (index) (= Pieris daira Godart, 1819, in: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): (109), 137, no. 59; homonym), by designation of Butler (1870), Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 35.

      =    ‡Heurema Agassiz, 1846

Nomencl. zool. (4to ed.)(12)(index univ.): 181. An unjustified emendation of Eurema Hübner, [1819].

=    Lucidia Lacordaire, 1833

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. [1]2: 387. Type-species: Papilio albula Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(3): 43, pl. 27, fig. E; (8): 151 (index), by monotypy.

=    Sphaenogona Butler, 1870

Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 35, no. 15; 44, no. 15. Type-species: Terias bogotana C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 5(3): 84, no. 41 (= Terias mexicana Boisduval, 1836, Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 655, pl. 19 [=3C], fig. 1; subspecies), by designation of W. F. Kirby (1896), in: Allen, Nat. Libr. Lepid. 2: 230.

 

Eurema daira (Godart, 1819)

In: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): (109), 137, no. 59; cited Papilio delia Cramer, 1780, Uitl. Kapellen 3(24): pl. 273, fig. A, and Herbst (1792), in: Jablonsky, Natursyst. Ins., Schmett. 5: pl. 117, fig. 7.

Original Combination: Pieris Daira

Proposed to replace Papilio delia Cramer, 1780, preoccupied, with the same data (Code Article 60.3). Klots (1929), Entomol. Am. (n.s.) 9(3): 125, made a first reviser choice of daira over demoditas; Hemming (1967), Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. Suppl. 9: 182, concurred.

=    ‡delia (Cramer, 1780)

Uitl. Kapellen 3(23): 144, pl. 273, fig. A ♂ D; 3(24): 174 (index).

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Dan[aus]. Cand[idus]. Delia

Type Locality: “Virginiën” “Virginie”

Types: Syntype (#665101) in BMNH; figured by Chainey (2005), Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 145(3): fig. 29 ♂ D.

Preoccupied by Papilio delia [Schiffermüller], [1775], Ankündung eines syst. Werkes Schmett. Wiener Gegend: 179, no. 6.

=    ‡demoditas Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (7): 96, no. 1016; cited Papilio delia Cramer, 1780, Uitl. Kapellen 3(24): pl. 273, fig. A; (24): 176 (index).

Original Combination: Eurema Demoditas

Proposed to replace Papilio delia Cramer, 1780, preoccupied; a junior objective synonym of Pieris daira Godart, 1819, by first reviser choice.

=    jucunda (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1830])

Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (6): 52-53 [May 1830]; (7): pl. 19, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D [Jun 1830].

Original Combination: X[anthidia].Jucunda

Type Locality: “dans l’Etat de New-York, dans Virginie, la Louisiane, etc.”; “Georgia” implied from John Abbot’s drawing.

Types: Described, at least in part, from a John Abbot drawing. The specimens upon which this drawing was based are probably lost.

=    lemnia (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865)

Reise Novara (2): 205, no. 213.

Original Combination: Terias Lemnia

Type Locality: “Brasilia Meridional: Bahia” in error. [Brazil]

Types: Syntype in BMNH.

=    ‡”fusca” L. Harris, 1931

Trans. Georgia Nat. Club 1(1): 11, pl. (“holotype”); figured by L. Harris (1972), Butts. Georgia: pl. 3, fig. 5 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Eurema jucunds ab. fusca

Type Locality: “Morningside area, Atlanta, Georgia” [Fulton County]

Types: “Holotype” in EUM.

=    ‡”delioides” Haskin, 1933

Entomol. News 44(5): 121.

Original Combination: Eurema demoditas, form delioides

Type Locality: “Auburndale, Florida” [Polk County]

Types: “Types” in USNM.

‡”alba” Scott, 1986

Butts. N. Am.: 207, no. 59.

Original Combination: [Eurema daira ♀] form alba

Proposed as a “form” with no nomenclatural standing; a nomen nudum.

‡”rosa” Scott, 1986

Butts. N. Am.: 207, no. 59.

Original Combination: [Eurema daira] winter form rosa

Proposed as a “form” with no nomenclatural standing; a nomen nudum.

 

Eurema daira palmira (Poey, [1852])

Mem. Hist. Nat. Cuba 1: 198, no. 14 (Oct 1852); pl. 24, figs. 4 ♂ D, 5 ♂ V, 6 ♀ D (May 1853).

Original Combination: T[erias]. Palmira

Type locality: “Cuba” implied from the title of the paper.

Types: Syntype (#7801) in ANSP.

Smith et al. (1982), Bull. Allyn Mus. (70): 1-8, discussed the presence of this subspecies in Florida and concluded that all populations in Florida are best considered E. d. daira; see Calhoun and Anderson (1991), J. Lepid. Soc. 45(1): 58, for notes on the occurrence of this taxon in southern Florida.

                   =    ebriola (Poey, [1853])

Mem. Hist. Nat. Cuba 1: 250, no. 9, pl. 24, figs. 7 ♂ D, 8 ♂ V, 9 ♀ D, 10 ♀ D, 11 ♀ V, 12 ♀ D, 13 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Terias Ebriola

Type Locality: “Cárdenas...Habana” [Cuba]

Types: Syntypes (#7769, 7802) in ANSP.

                   =    albina (Poey, [1853])

Mem. Hist. Nat. Cuba 1: 251-252, no. 10, pl. 24, figs. 14 ♂ D, 15 ♂ V, 16 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Terias Albina

Type Locality: “Cuba” implied from the title of the paper.

Types: Syntype (#7803) in ANSP.

                         =    ‡cubana Herrich-Schäffer, 1865

Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensb. 18(11/12): 166, no. 6.

Original Combination: [Terias] cubana

Proposed as a replacement name for Terias albina Poey [1853], erroneously thought preoccupied.

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